Metal-specific risk assessment--the European perspective.

@article{Verougstraete2010MetalspecificRA,
  title={Metal-specific risk assessment--the European perspective.},
  author={Violaine Verougstraete and Rodger Battersby and Lorraine Gambling and Harry J Mcardle},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={101-7}
}
This review considers the development of the regulatory process for metals in the European Union (Regulation for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, REACH). The manner in which the REACH process was developed, its history, and the relative involvement of government and industry are examined. The problems involved in setting… CONTINUE READING